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2015 Alcuin Lecture - 'Our infinite Scotland small?' Choosing worlds to join.

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The 2015 Alcuin Lecture

‘Our infinite Scotland small?’ Choosing worlds to join.

With Neal Ascherson on the historical connections between Scotland and Europe, how they can be exploited in the present context, and the importance of re-establishing an active and distinct ‘European identity’ for Scotland in the next few years.

Named after Alcuin of York, a teacher, theologian, and poet who advised the Emperor Charlemagne, this annual lecture hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations is given on a topic concerning the UK and Europe.

Neal Ascherson is a Scottish historian and journalist who currently writes for the Guardian.

http://www.theguardian.com/profile/nealascherson

The lecture will take place between 5/6pm, followed by a reception in the atrium of the Alison Richard Building.

All welcome, but registration would be helpful. Please contact Miss Helen Williams to register.

Please email: hw407@cam.ac.uk

Email applications are preferred; if you do not have access to email, please call the Department of Politics and International Studies (tel 01223 767261)

This talk is part of the All POLIS Department Seminars and Events series.

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